Information Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
4 Year Degree
The United IT team designs, develops, and maintains massively scaling technology solutions brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics, and digital solutions.
Job overview and responsibilities
During your rotational experience, you will be fully immersed in our collaborative culture built on diversity of thought. Our teams will be looking for your curiosity and your unique point of view. Candidates selected for the Early Career Digital Leadership Program will commit to four (4) six-month rotations for a total of 2 years. Candidates will work across at least two separate portfolios in technical and process-oriented roles, gaining cross-portfolio knowledge and increasing their overall digital technology acumen at United. Based on team placement, candidates may receive the opportunity to work directly with others in the program. Regardless of the team, all candidates will receive continuous growth opportunities through technical, personal, and leadership events outside their direct role. Candidates selected for the Early Career Digital Leadership Program will be given detailed assignment overviews and self-select into a role-based interest ranking and skillset. Positions will be awarded based on seniority in the program. Specific duties will vary based on the team placement within Digital Technology. Roles may include but are not limited to: software development, business analytics, project management, cybersecurity, AWS cloud, machine learning, and more.
Job functions will vary based on specific team placement:
Cybersecurity and digital risk focus on ensuring applications are secure by addressing vulnerabilities both proactively and ongoing
Infrastructure, cloud, and engineering focuses on moving applications to the cloud and developing cloud best practices
Operations technology focuses on building and maintaining applications that support our front-line employees, including but not limited to applications for flight attendants, gate agents, pilots, and more
Digital Channels technology focuses on building, enhancing, and maintaining customer-facing applications such as United.com and the United mobile app
Digital channels strategy focuses on data analytics, data engineering, and process engineering & efficiency
At United Airlines, we believe that inclusion propels innovation and is the foundation of all that we do. Our Shared Purpose: "Connecting people. Uniting the world." drives us to be the best airline for our employees, customers and everyone we serve, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. Our team spans the globe and is made up of diverse individuals all working together with cutting edge technology to build the best airline in the history of aviation. With multiple employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities and world-class benefits like health insurance, parental leave, and space available travel, United is truly a one of a kind place to work that will make you feel welcome and accepted. Come join our team and help us make a positive impact on the world.
Bachelor’s degree (graduating by summer of 2022) in STEM or other related major
Experience working on a fast-paced, results-oriented team in a summer internship capacity
Demonstrated leadership capabilities in professional, academic, or volunteer environments
Exceptional technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Passionate about technology and innovation
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of United Airlines Digital Technology summer internship or other technology-related internship
Exposure to or knowledge of common programming languages and development practices
Experience with presentation skills and public speaking
United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.
Internal Number: WHQ00018967
About United Airlines
From ensuring a safe, smooth journey for customers, to being at the forefront of travel
innovation, you’ll find United Airlines® is a dynamic and adventurous place to work. Our
shared purpose of connecting people and uniting the world goes beyond flying travelers to
their destinations. It’s rooted in the belief that inclusivity is good for business, customers and
employees. Our approach to diversity, equity and inclusion is key to our strong United culture.
As an employee, you’ll have access to professional development, volunteer opportunities and
business resource groups to help you grow into your role. There’s also the satisfaction of
ensuring that customers have a fantastic travel experience whether you work in Finance,
Digital Technology, Marketing & Loyalty, Route Planning, Pricing & Revenue Management,
Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations or one of our many other divisions. And because we’re
an airline, employees and their families enjoy travel privileges like discounts and unlimited
standby travel to anywhere we fly. Either as a customer or potential employee, we hope to
see you soon at United.